Jean-François Fallacher, new CEO of Orange Spain

Change of seats in Orange Spain. Jean-François Fallacher He will be the new CEO of the operator from September 1. It will replace Laurent Paillassot, who has decided to leave the telecommunications group after four years at the helm of the Spanish subsidiary.

The operator explains that this change in the top management of Orange Spain occurs in the context of the renewal of the executive committee of the French telecommunications group that has been announced this Friday.

Jean-François Fallacher, graduated from the École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris, has held the position of CEO of Orange Poland, operator with more than 15 million mobile clients and four million fixed broadband clients.

The company notes that during its time at the helm of Orange Polska it has carried out a “complete transformation of the operator based on a determined commitment to investment in infrastructure and the launch of convergent offers”.

Prior to his stay in Poland, he served as cCEO of Orange Romania (2011-2016), as a director of Sofrecom (a subsidiary of the Orange Group specialized in telecommunications consulting services) and as director of operations for Wanadoo Netherlands.

Likewise, during the 90’s, the new CEO of Orange Spain held various leadership positions in the France Télécom Group, coinciding with the expansion of the Internet in France.

The appointment of Fallacher to the head of the Spanish subsidiary of the operator supposes the departure of Paillassot from the company to give a new orientation to his professional career.

The CEO of the Orange Group, Stéphane Richard, has thanked Paillassot for his “valuable work” in Spain during all these years, in which he has positioned the operator as the second player in the Spanish market.